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Dasaev

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Кубок мира stalwart for USSR
Rinat Fayzrakhmanovich Dasayev
World number one in eighty eight
In the footsteps of the great Lev

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Named six times best goalie by Ogonyok
“The Cat” from Spartak Moscow
Little way past the twice champion
When “The Iron Curtain” hung low

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Three world cups from eighty two
Second most capped Soviet ever
Moscow Olympic bronze
For the much celebrated Tatar

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 UEFA Champions league ambassador
Euro eighty eight final esprit
Rooted he had no chance
With Van Basten’s astonishing volley

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Number7
(c) Emdad Rahman

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